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Hailing from Davis in the Sacramento, CA area. Formed in the spring of 1985 by three University of California Davis students (Pete Lohstroh, Steven Dueker, and Robert Wurz) with a little ad placed in the student paper "California Aggie". The group disbanded in 2001.


Final Lineup:


Former Members:


Discography:

  • An Adder’s Tale

1988 album on Skyclad Records Grope 34 and Resonance 33-8814

  1. Southern Mind
  2. Poor Tom
  3. Barbed Devil's
  4. Pennance
  5. 2000 Light Years From Home
  6. Robber's Banquet
  7. Menagerie
  8. Beneath the Stone
  9. Beautiful Friend
  10. Crawling Kongsnake
  11. Bovine Lament (bonus track on CD release)

Produced by Russ Tolman at Samurai Studios, Davis CA


  • Poor Tom

1988 7" single Resonance PRO/88-4507

  1. Poor Tom (Original Version)
  2. Bovine Lament

Produced by Russ Tolman

Single came free with the first 1000 copies of the album "An Adders Tale".


  • Kerosene

1990 album on Skyclad Records GROPE 44

  1. Violet (Lohstroh/Dueker)
  2. Kerosene (Dueker)
  3. Lionheart (Dueker)
  4. Rosarium (Dueker/Martini)
  5. Another Black August (Dueker)
  6. Missouri (Crowe/Dueker)
  7. Tokyo Throat (Martini)
  8. Red Reaction (Lohstroh/Crowe/Dueker)
  9. One Foot Down (Dueker/Martini)

Produced by Russ Tolman; Engineered by Brett Gurewitz and Donald Cameron.

Recorded at West Beach Recorders, Hollywood, CA, August 1989.


  • Cavalcade

1991 album on Skyclad Records GROPE 104

  1. Monkey Driver (Lohstroh/Dueker/Martini) 5:06
  2. Sunyata (Dueker/Martini) 4:17
  3. Water Tower (Lohstroh/Dueker) 5:17
  4. Summer's Triangle (Lohstroh/Dueker/Martini) 5:30
  5. PIC (Lohstroh/Dueker/Martini) 5:16
  6. Sailor Song (Lohstroh/Dueker/Martini) 6:55
  7. Cavalcade (Dueker/Martini) 4:05
  8. Southernmind (Nelson/Lohstroh/Dueker/Martini) 4:16
  9. Knot You (Dueker) 4:01
  10. Sunyata (Remix) (Dueker/Martini) 4:16

Engineered by John Baccigaluppi; Mastered by Eric Bianchi.

Recorded at Enharmonik Studios, Sacramento CA, June and July 1991.


  • Rosette

March 1993 single on Helter Skelter Records HS93724 (Italy)

  1. Rosette (Popaalopes)
  2. Telegram Sam (Opal)
  3. Happy Nightmare Baby (Bolan)

Recorded at Enharmonik Studios, Sacramento CA


  • Slowest Eye

1993 album on Lather Records and Helter Skelter Records HS 94 CD 42 (Italy)

  1. Slowest Eye 5:37
  2. War Dream 5:27
  3. Grand Anvil Chorus 6:27
  4. Noontide 3:58
  5. Yellow Paw 5:49
  6. In The Cold Room 4:00
  7. Oil To Oil 4:52
  8. The Lastdance Hall 6:18
  9. Marrow 2:52

Produced and recorded by Tom Mallon

Recorded in April, May and June of 1993 at Tom Mallon`s studio, San Francisco CA.


  • Chrome Canary

1999 internet only single


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